Banking and Finance

Kabraji & Talibuddin has an award-winning banking and finance team with extensive industry experience that delivers effective and commercial solutions to clients.

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Notable representation:

  • Incorporating and launching one of the first housing finance companies in Pakistan for a group of leading domestic and international financial institutions, including its financing.

  • Acting for the International Finance Corporation in connection with a US$ 50 million subordinated loan facility to Engro Chemical Pakistan including a conversion option.

  • Acting for the International Finance Corporation, Habib Bank Limited, and MCB Bank Limited on the proposed debt financing of and for the International Finance Corporation in connection with its proposed equity investment in a 50 MW Wind Farm by Tenaga Generasi Limited, a subsidiary of Dawood Lawrencepur Limited.

  • Acting for the National Bank of Pakistan in connection with the US$ 75 million Commercial Paper Programme.

  • Advising the Islamic Trading Company EC on Morabaha agreements for commodity transactions in Pakistan.

  • Acting for a consortium of local banks, including Habib Bank Limited and National Bank of Pakistan, in connection with their PKR 21.5 billion syndicated term finance facility, standby letter of credit facility, PKR 5.5 billion Islamic finance facility and US$ 150 million completion guarantee stand by letter of credit facility to the Hub Power Company Limited for the financing of its sponsor support obligations for various mine and power projects.

  • Advising Citibank Pakistan and Goldman Sachs Asia Bank Limited in connection with over-the-counter derivative transactions including opining on the ISDA Master Agreements.

  • Acting for Société De Promotion Et De Participation Pour La Coopération Économique S.A. (Proparco) in connection with a US$ 5 million loan to Kashf Foundation for its general lending activities.

  • Acting for the International Finance Corporation in connection with a Euro 75 million loan availed by Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited to finance its capital expenditure investment programme, working capital needs, outstanding loans, and other general corporate purposes.

  • Representing the International Finance Corporation in a Murabaha Facility Agreement entered with a United Arab Emirates entity. 

​   Publications:

  • Kabraji, K., Faruqui, M., & Kemal, Z. (June 2020). In IBOR Transition: An Asia Pacific Perspective on Structuring RFR Based Syndicated Loans, Asia Pacific Loan Market Association

  • Faruqui, M., & Tariq, Z. (2018). Pakistan. The International Comparative Legal guide to: Lending & Secured Finance 2018

Key Contacts

Kairas Kabraji
Senior Partner

E: [email protected]
T:
+9221 35838871 - 6

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Danish Shah
Partner

E: [email protected]
T:
+9221 35838871 - 6

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Syed Ali Bin Maaz
Partner

E: [email protected]
T:
+9221 35838871 - 6

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Maheen Faruqui
Partner

E: [email protected]
T: 
+9221 35838871 - 6

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